Councilman Geoff Paddock, Mayor Tom Henry, Fort Wayne, IN and Mayor David Berger, Lima, OH at the December 19, 2016 News Conference announcing the next steps in returning passenger rail from Chicago to Fort Wayne and on to Lima, Ohio.

The Northern Indiana Passenger Rail Association (NIPRA) received special recognition by being named the “Sustainable Champion of the Year” by the Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC), the largest environmental policy organization in Indiana.

The award was presented by Tim Maloney, HEC Senior Policy Director, at the HEC’s 2018 Greening The Statehouse Forum, held on November 17 at the Honeywell Center in Wabash, Indiana. The award was received by Richard Juram, NIPRA President, and Pam Holocher, NIPRA Vice-President.

The award was presented in recognition of NIPRA’s commitment to returning sustainable passenger rail transportation to northern Indiana and the ongoing improvement of both the environment and the economy.

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